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Preparedness Classes

Kirkland Emergency Management offers a wide variety of emergencies preparedness and public education classes. These classes are designed to help people be ready to face all kinds of disasters.

See classes currently available for registration.

Sign up for classes online, by calling (425) 587-3691, or by visiting the North Kirkland Community Center, the Peter Kirk Community Center, or Kirkland City Hall during business hours.

​Upcoming Classes 

Protecting Wood Framed Homes from Earthquakes: A Foundation Retrofit Class
Help reduce damage caused durin an earthquake. Learn how to become an informed consumer on how to do home retrofit yourself, or be knowledgeable about the process when looking to hire a professional contractor to do the work.
Date and Time: Tuesday, September 17, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Kirkland Justice Center, 11750 NE 118th St
Register online.

Power Outage Prep with PSE
There's no need to be afraid of the dark, even during a power outage! When the eletricity goes out there are steps you can take to stay safe and comfortable.
Date and Time: Thursday, September 26 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Kirkland City Hall, 123 5th Ave
Register online.

Map Your Neighborhood Facilitator Training
Help your neighborhood get prepared for emergencies by developing a plan to respond with your neighbors.
Date and Time: Thursday, October 3, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Kirkland Fire Station 22, 6602 108th Ave NE
Register online.

ShakeOut! Earthquake Preparedness
Learn about our seismic risk in Kirkland, actions you can take during an earthquake to keep yourself safe, and debunk some commone earthquake myths.
​Date and Time
​: Thursday, October 17, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
​Location​: Kirkland Fire Station 26, 9930 124th Ave NE
Register online.

Sign up for the Kirkland Emergency Management newsletter to receive information about upcoming classes directly.

​Community Emergency Response Team

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training teaches residents to be prepared to respond to large disasters. Learn how to take care of yourself and the people around you during an emergency through a combination of classroom and hands on training. Learn more.

Fall CERT Class
Tuesdays, September 17 - October 29, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 2, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Learn more.

Ham Radio Licensing

Interested in ham radio but still need to get your license? Find local upcoming licensing classes through the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) website.

Fire Services
123 5th Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033

General Inquiries
T. 425.587.3650 | F. 425.587.3671